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Question Without Notice No. 969 asked in the Legislative Council on 16 October 2018 by Hon Robin Scott

Minister responding: Hon D.J. Kelly
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 16 October 2018

PERTH SEAWATER DESALINATION PLANT

969. Hon ROBIN SCOTT to the minister representing the Minister for Water:

(1) Will the minister confirm that the Perth seawater reverse osmosis plant, which is generally known as the Kwinana desalination plant, is not presently operating?

(2) Is regular maintenance the reason?

(3) Is there a plan for the plant to remain out of service when maintenance is completed on the grounds that there is enough water?

(4) On what date is the Kwinana desalination plant likely to resume operation?

Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:

(1)–(2) Yes.

(3) No.

(4) On 11 November 2018.